The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: 99th Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Academy, London, 1867
Record 2 of 12

System Number: 09174
Date: [1865/1867][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Emilie Jones[2]
Place: London
Repository: Prof. Toshiyuki Takamiya
Document Type: ALS

7. Lindsey Row -

Dear Miss Millie Jones !!

I am all out of sorts and find it impossible to work[3] just now and therefore shall go out of town for a week or so and write to you on my return.

If this sudden notice cause you any inconvenience you must tell me when I next see you -

J A. M. Whistler

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1.  1865/1867
Dated from address and signature, as well as the known association of JW and his model (see below).

2.  Emilie Jones
Emelie ('Milly') Eyre Jones (b. ca 1851), model, later wife of F. H. Robson [more].

3.  work
Millie Jones posed with Joanna Hiffernan for Symphony in White, No. 3 (YMSM 61), which was started in 1865 and completed for exhibition at the Royal Academy in 1867 (cat. no. 233). See also r.: Study for 'Symphony in White No. 3'; v.: Draped figures (M.322).